Twin Chimneys Buttress

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Early morning sun
10 mins
Uphill
Windy

An area with an excellent collection of easier climbs including the delicate classic of Twin Chimneys Buttress. There are also several short climbs on the right which have proved to be much more popular since they were properly recorded.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Via Roof Route
Climb the tough thin crack into the cave (5c ?) pull up to the roof and swing right to access the easier wall.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
HVS
2
Don't Bark, Bite
Climb the bold slab to the cave and then muscle along the cracks in the roof trending left to a finish up the hanging arete.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
E3
3
Crack and Cave
Climb the awkward wide crack to the right edge of the cave then move right to finish up the face. Well protected but hard work.
11 user comments
 
2 Stars
Graunchy
HVD
4
Bill and Ted's Lobotomy
A bold eliminate up the narrow face. Nice moves but the escape routes along the way are just too tempting to ignore.
1 user comment
 E3
5
Twin Chimneys Buttress
The blunt arete has a bit of a bold start. Slippery moves gain the arete, then a detached block. Another tricky move gains the...
12 user comments
 
2 Stars
VS
6
Lucy's Delight
The narrow slab with a detour left towards the arete around the crucial central section.
1 user comment
 VS
7
Lucy's Joy
A direct version of Lucy's Delight which tackles the roof.
2 user comments
 E1
8
Left Twin Chimney
The left-hand fork of the prominent Y-shaped chimney is mild.
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
D
9
Right Twin Chimney
Up the rib right of the chimney for 5m then the chimney. Finish up the wall behind. Starting direct is easier but can be green.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
VD
10
Triplet
Meander up the airy widening wall between the chimneys.
1 user comment
 VS
11
Bobsnob
The slab tucked behind the block is delicate and unprotected.
1 user comment
 E1
12
Dave's Little Route
Sprint up the left arete of the block, then step onto the wall behind and access the rib via a tricky bulge.
1 user comment
 S
13
Little John's Step
A wanderer. Pull left through the initial overhang and climb to the top of the block. Stride across on to the main face, move...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
S
14
Little Slab
The little slab behind the block
1 user comment
 S
15
Awl
The delicate left arete and the face on the left of the final nose.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVD
16
Bean
The narrow slab gives delicate moves just below the ledge that cuts across the buttress. Finish via a thin crack.
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS
17
Dun
The blunt left arete of the central groove gives good moves. Finish through the overhang as for the last route.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
HS
18
Bee
A mild crack leads to an easier groove. A nice beginner's route.
 
1 Stars
VD
19
Four
Climb the right-hand face to a ledge. The upper arete is climbed via a couple of small overlaps.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS